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  • JACKSONVILLE BEACH, Fla./ CHARLESTON, S.C., Oct 8- H urricane Matthew barreled northward toward the Carolinas on Saturday, packing a diminished yet still-powerful punch after killing almost 900 people in Haiti and causing major flooding and widespread power outages in the U.S. The storm, which left flooding and wind damage in Florida, was soaking coastal Georgia...

  • JACKSONVILLE BEACH, Fla./ CHARLESTON, S.C., Oct 8- H urricane Matthew's winds diminished on Saturday as it headed towards the Carolinas after killing almost 900 people in Haiti and causing major flooding and widespread power outages in the southeastern United States. The storm, which left flooding and wind damage in Florida, was soaking coastal Georgia and South...

  • *Death toll rises to at least 877 in Haiti. JACKSONVILLE, Fla./ PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Oct 8- H urricane Matthew's winds diminished on Saturday as it headed towards the Carolinas after killing almost 900 people in Haiti and causing major flooding and widespread power outages in the southeastern United States. The number of deaths in Haiti, the poorest country in the...

  • *Death toll rises to at least 877 in Haiti. PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti/ DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Oct 8- H urricane Matthew killed almost 900 people and displaced tens of thousands in Haiti before plowing northward on Saturday just off the southeast U.S. coast, where it caused major flooding and widespread power outages. The number of deaths in Haiti, the poorest country in the...

  • Oct 8- Almost 1.4 million homes and businesses were without power on Saturday morning as Hurricane Matthew crashed north along the Atlantic coast of Florida to Georgia and South Carolina, electric companies said. Matthew, the first major hurricane to hit the United States in more than 10 years, lashed Florida, Georgia and South Carolina with heavy rain and wind,...

  • *Death toll rises to at least 877 in Haiti. PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti/ DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Oct 8- H urricane Matthew killed almost 900 people and displaced tens of thousands in Haiti before plowing northward on Saturday just off the southeast U.S. coast where it caused major flooding and widespread power outages. The number of deaths in Haiti, the poorest country in the...

  • PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti/ DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Oct 8- H urricane Matthew killed almost 900 people and displaced tens of thousands in Haiti before plowing northward on Saturday just off the southeast U.S. coast where it caused major flooding and widespread power outages. The number of deaths in Haiti, the poorest country in the Americas, jumped to at least 877 on Friday...

  • *Death toll rises to at least 877 in Haiti. PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti/ DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Oct 8- H urricane Matthew killed almost 900 people and displaced tens of thousands in Haiti before plowing northward on Saturday just off the southeast U.S. coast and causing major flooding and widespread power outages. Atlantic coast from Florida northward through Georgia and...

  • *Death toll rises to at least 877 in Haiti. PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti/ DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Oct 8- H urricane Matthew killed almost 900 people and displaced tens of thousands in Haiti before plowing northward on Saturday just off the southeast U.S. coast and causing major flooding and widespread power outages. Atlantic coast from Florida northward through Georgia and...

  • *Death toll rises to at least 877 in Haiti. PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti/ DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Oct 8- H urricane Matthew killed almost 900 people and left tens of thousands homeless in Haiti earlier this week before plowing northward on Saturday over waters just off the U.S. southeast, where it caused flooding and widespread power outages. Matthew triggered mass...

  • *Death toll rises to at least 877 in Haiti. PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti/ DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Oct 7- H urricane Matthew killed almost 900 people and left tens of thousands homeless in Haiti earlier this week before it skirted Florida's Atlantic coast on Friday and plowed northward over waters just off Georgia. Matthew triggered mass evacuations along the U.S. coast from...

  • A girl walks on a street damaged in hurricane Matthew, in Jeremie, in western Haiti, on October 7, 2016.

    Hurricane Matthew killed more than 800 people in Haiti before it skirted Florida's coast on Friday and plowed northward just off Georgia.

  • *Death toll rises to at least 842 in Haiti. PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti/ DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Oct 7- H urricane Matthew killed more than 800 people and left tens of thousands homeless in Haiti earlier this week before it skirted Florida's Atlantic coast on Friday and plowed northward over waters just off Georgia. Matthew triggered mass evacuations along the U.S. coast from...

  • *Death toll rises to at least 842 in Haiti. PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti/ DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Oct 7- H urricane Matthew killed more than 800 people and left tens of thousands homeless in Haiti earlier this week before it skirted Florida's Atlantic coast on Friday and plowed northward over waters just off Georgia. Matthew triggered mass evacuations along the U.S. coast from...

  • Oct 7- Almost 1.2 million homes and businesses were without power late Friday as Hurricane Matthew blasted Florida, Georgia and North and South Carolina, electric companies said. The outages are not as high as utilities had forecast and not expected to reach those levels because the storm has already passed most of the heavily populated southern part of...

  • CHICAGO, Oct 7- Smithfield Foods Inc will shutter a North Carolina hog processing facility, the world's largest, on Saturday to protect employees from Hurricane Matthew, a supplier said, as farmers braced for the storm's potential lashing. Matthew has fueled concerns about the safety of livestock and farm workers along the coast from Florida through Georgia...

  • Oct 7- Most oil and gasoline terminals along the Southeastern U.S. coast have been shut as a result of Hurricane Matthew, while Florida's western coast has not been affected as much. Oil and refined products terminals in the Port Everglades area are expected to reopen Friday at about noon, said Ned Bowman, executive director of the Florida Petroleum Marketers...

  • Storm workers are heroes: Southern Co. CEO

    Tom Fanning, Southern Company CEO, discusses the latest efforts to restore power to those affected by Hurricane Matthew.

  • Hurricane Matthew kills at least one couple in Florida

    NECN Chief Meteorologist Matt Noyes reports the latest on the track of Hurricane Matthew.

  • A spokesman said flights had resumed in Miami on Friday morning as the storm moved north. Delta Air Lines Inc canceled 240 flights for Friday, and 80 for Saturday for northeastern Florida, coastal Georgia and South Carolina. Ports in Florida and up the coast, including Savannah, Georgia, and Charleston, South Carolina, also suspended operations.